Malnutrition

Is Your Parrot Malnourished?

. . . There are three ways to determine if your parrot or finch is malnourished. If your birds have any of these symptoms they are not eating the best parrot diet possible. . . . . . ONE: Physical Symptoms TWO: Behaviors THREE: Examine their Diet . . . 1. Most Common Physical Symptoms…

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Avian Malnutrition and Feather Condition

This article appears in its entirety in the August 2019, issue #259 of Parrots magazine.       Did you know that your bird’s feather condition, ragged edges and improper coloring can be a sign of avian malnutrition, undernutrition or imbalanced nutrition? And what about beaks? Do you know anyone who regularly has their bird’s…

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Let’s End Avian Malnutrition!

End Avian Malnutrition With Our ‘Balanced Exotic Avian  Food Plan’   The only way to End Avian Malnutrition for your birds is to feed them a specific combination and balance of foods everyday that provides these three things: 1. All of the hundreds of nutrients a parrot or finch must eat everyday must be in…

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How Does Avian Malnutrition Harm Your Birds?

The Experts Explain From the textbook, Avian Medicine: Principles and Application, Patricia MacWhirter, DVM, explains, “Avian malnutrition [or undernutrition] can cause a specific problem or [completely] suppress a bird’s immune system.” Unless a parrot, or finch, receives the type and quantity of nutrients needed on a daily basis, malnutrition or undernutrition will result. Also from,…

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